The California rockers walk us through how they formulate hip garage-rock tones with some oddball vintage gear.

In a gritty, sticky-floored club called The End in midtown Nashville, PG hung with William Keegan, Danny Bengston (above left), and Roland Cosio of together PANGEA as they van their way across America, bringing brash rock to the masses. The band proves that rigs cobbled together through Craigslist can take you anywhere.

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Designed for bassists, this gain staged preamp/overdrive features Lounsberry’s eye-grabbing graphic appeal and pro-quality construction.

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Matt Bellamy designs his own signature Manson Guitar Works instruments and took ownership of the company when Hugh Manson retired in 2019.

Photo by Debi Del Grande

Muse returns to self-producing on Will of the People, an album teeming with formidable anthems that navigate themes of fear, politics, dystopia, compliance, corruption, and other topics concerning the world order.

Decked out in black ninja-like uniforms with mosaic mirrored masks obscuring their faces, Muse opens their current shows with the powerful, sing-along chant of “Will of the People,” the anthemic title track off their latest album. From that song’s infectious shuffle until the very end of the concert’s encore, people are jumping out of their seats, and appear to be completely mesmerized.

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Nicole Atkins and PG editors share favorite memories from the last concert they attended. Plus, current obsessions!

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